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Entrepreneurial and Related Organizations
  • SE Ashoka
    Ashoka identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs - extraordinary individuals with unprecedented ideas for change in their communities - supporting them, their ideas and institutions through all phases of their careers. Ashoka Fellows benefit from being part of the gl

  • National Association for Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
    NAWBO helps women entrepreneurs grow their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy.

  • Silicon Valley Association of Software Entrepreneurs The Silicon Valley Association of Software Entrepreneurs is dedicated to catalyzing the launch of successful software businesses. Its objectives are to: (1) facilitate the creation of new computer software business ventures; (2) improve the financial performance and accelerate the growth of computer software business ventures; and (3) promote and support the commercialization of computer software technologies.

  • Young Entrepreneurs' Organization
    As a global, non-profit educational organization for young entrepreneurs, the Young Entrepreneurs' Organization (YEO) strives to help its members build upon their successes through an array of educational and networking opportunities. With more than 3,500 members in 90 chapters around the world, YEO provides its members access to a dynamic network of peers on an international level.

  • BizBuySell
    BizBuySell is a free website where you can buy and sell a business, and lists more than 6,000 businesses, with roughly 1,000 more added or updated every month. A buyer's guide walks you through everything from locating a business to valuation and financing.

  • M&A Marketplace
    M&A Marketplace connects buyers and sellers of businesses. It includes a database searchable by the type of business sought, as well as discussion groups, ranging from accounting to taxes and valuation. The site also includes news headlines pertaining to daily merger and acquisition activity.

  • Campus Entrepreneurship
    Campus Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship and the University; covering student entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship education, business plan contests, and other entrepreneurial activities in higher education

  • Start Up Labs
    Start Up Labs - #STARTUPLAB MENTORS Entrepreneurs ON. Direct access to some of the coolest entrepreneurs on the planet.